MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.47% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B18
MotherboardMSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180904
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '19 at 13:30
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-9600K-$245
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 534
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 741
MC Float 762
MC Mixed 765
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 104%
Great: 120%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
4.47% Terrible
Lighting 13.1
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.4
4% 12.6 fps
MRender 8.6
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.3
5% 11.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.47%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$62
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 314 320 322 319 316 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 492
Write 304
Mixed 261
SusWrite 319
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 26.6
87% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 75.2
66% 101 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
895GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 166 168 169 169 170 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 118
Mixed 85
SusWrite 168
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 113%
Seagate ST32000542AS 2TB-$83
1TB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 98 98 98 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 91
Mixed 52.9
SusWrite 97.4
61% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 63%
Seagate Backup+ Desk 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 040B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 167 167 169 169 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 135
Mixed 80
SusWrite 165
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 97%
WD My Book 1TB
275GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 39 40 39 40 40 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
21% Poor
Read 37.9
Write 36.9
Mixed 27.6
SusWrite 39.5
48% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.6% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 26.7
MC Mixed 21.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) Builds (Compare 3,074 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z390 TOMAHAWK (MS-7B18) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 158% - Outstanding Total price: $1,004
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